Altitude: 1850 – 4350 m. / 6156 – 14477 f.
High-season: April – November
Duration: 04 Days – 03 Nights
Level of difficulty: Moderate
LOCATION: (Abra Malaga / Jungle)
CLIMATE: (Dry and Warm / Tropical wet)
Day 01: CUSCO-ABRA MALAGA-BIKE 55km. SANTA MARIA
We will collect them in a personal car to your hotel / hostel 7:00 am. Where we will have a 15 minutes stop in Ollantaytambo, we continue the journey to the highest point the Abra Malaga (4,350msnm.) we will observe many mountains and the beautiful scenery around and also be the starting point of our bicycling tour, after a breafing by our guide will be provided to passengers the most complete team for this type of activity will start the downhill biking for 2 hours with 30 minutes. Approx. (55km) to the town of Huamanmarca where we will have our first lunch. We then headed to the town of Santa Maria where we spend our first night in a basic accommodation.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Accommodation
Day 02: SANTA MARIA-HOT SPRINGS OF Cocalmayo-SANTA TEREZA Walk (23km.)
Tras breakfast, at 06:30 am. We’ll be ready for the 1 day of Walk towards Santa Teresa. The first 4 hours of our tour will be on the rise, in the way we will have several stops to learn a little more of the flora and fauna of the area in which we find, one will be in a family where we will relax for about 20 minutes here we can also supply us with water and some delicious tropical fruits in the area, later cross a section of the trail that once connected the sacred city of Machu Picchu Inca with the city of Vilcabamba here our guide will explain a bit more about the history of the Incas and the communication system they had in those days, at this point we will also have some of the most breathtaking views across the canyon Huancarccasa then descend to the village where we stop for lunch Quellomayo after lunch and a rest in hammocks in our restaurant will continue with the last three hours walk to the thermal baths of Cocalmayo where we will have some time to enjoy this very special place, after the thermal bath 45 minutes we will go to our last destiny the town of Santa Teresa where we will spend our 2 night in a hostel.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Accommodation
Day 03: SANTA TERESA-HIDRO–AGUAS CALIENTES 16km Walk.
After breakfast, at 7:00 am approx. Start walking towards the town of Aguas Calientes, first for 3 hours walk through the valley of Aobamba to the area called Intihuatana where we put a little control the government then continue to Inka Rakay place where we enjoy our lunch, on the way we will see a series of waterfalls and also have the opportunity to see the majestic mountains Machu Picchu and Haynapicchu well as the Intihuatana or sundial that will be at the top of the mountain and other constructions of the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu, after the last 2 hours of walking will next to the railway line to the village of Aguas Calientes.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Basic Accommodation (04 pax per room).
Day 04: FULL DAY MACHU PICCHU-CUSCO
This is the most important day of the tour, the day we arrive at one of the 7 wonders of the world, our last day tour starts very early to see the sunrise at the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu, we will begin the climb at 4 : 30 am This will be 1 hours and half walk to the citadel of Machu Picchu and have a tour with our guide for 02 hours by the most important buildings and temples of this city. (The viewpoint to Machu Picchu, the front door, the cantería of stone, the temple of the three windows, the room Inca, the inti-huatana, the templo of the sun, the Temple of the Condor, platforms, etc.) then you will have free time to explore Machu Picchu one of the options is to climb Huayna Picchu or Machupicchu Mountain (reservations a month in advance) and other attractions. In the afternoon be will return to Aguas Calientes and then be take the tourist train to return to Ollantaytambo and then take the tourist transport, In the afternoon take the train back from Aguas Calientes and arriving at Ollantaytambo station, then take the transport back to the city of Cusco.
- Pick up from your hotel / hostel and private bus from Cusco – Ollantaytambo – Abra Malaga – Santa Maria.
- Bikes with full protective gear.
- Professional bilingual guide (Spanish-English)
- Basic 02 nights Hostal (santa maria and santa teresa)
- 01 night hostel with private bathroom (en aguas calientes)
- Food (03 breakfasts, 03 lunches, 03 dinners)
- Entrance to Machu Picchu
- Tourist train from Aguas Calientes – Ollantaytambo
- Transportation Ollantaytambo – Cusco
- Entrance hot Spring
- Bus from Aguas Calientes – Machupicchu
- First breakfast and lunch and dinner the last day of the fourth
- Huaynapicchu book a month in advance
Suggestions to bring:
- Shoes for the hike.
- Passport Original.
- Mosquito repellent.
- Shirts and Shorts
- Hat or cap.
- Swimsuit, towel and sandals.
- Light jacket.
- Rain poncho.
- Personal medications and original passport.